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Jun. 29th, 2010 11:24 am
snowystingray: (royal pains - divya)
Argh, I'm getting to the point where it's like you mean I STILL have to post one photo EVERY DAY? What do you think I am, a crazy workaholic photoposting machine?? ...I can't believe I don't even have the drive to finish out a 30-day-meme without whining about it. Siiiigh. ANYWAY, WE SOLDIER ON.

Photo meme, day eighteen )

Would you like some fic recs? Yes, of course you would!

[livejournal.com profile] netgirl_y2k's The Care and Feeding of Tiny Humans (and slightly larger Time Lords), Amelia & Eleven adventures.

[livejournal.com profile] glassbomb's All Secrets Sleep in Winter Clothes (These Moments Were Not Important, Not Very), downtime scenes from Amy/Rory/Eleven Team Tardis.
snowystingray: (your friendly neighborhood vigilante)
Photo meme, day eleven )

So, hey, do yourself a favor and go read [livejournal.com profile] th_esaurus's three-sided, the Amy/Eleven/TARDIS fic you always wanted but were too afraid to ask for.
snowystingray: (the snuggie of latin america)
I should be asleep, like, yesterday (literally yesterday because it's now in the wee hours of tomorrow! Err, today, that is), but I just have certain feeeeeeelings that need to be aired, predominantly of the Doctor Who variety.

(But first, quick plug -- super awesome Legend of the Seeker Kahlan & Cara post! Oh how I miss them already! Okay, now back to Who!)

SO, RIGHT, WHAAAAAAAT. I know I mentioned before that I was trying to content myself with the BBC America airing schedule in being three weeks behind with new episodes, but after "Cold Blood" I JUST COULDN'T TAKE IT ANY MORE. I GAVE IN, COLLAPSED LIKE A CHEAP RAINBOW-STRIPED NYLON CIRCUS TENT AFTER SOMEBODY HAS DROPPED A FIFTY THOUSAND POUND MARSHMALLOW ON TOP OF IT. GUYYYYYS WHAT ON EARTH, I CAN'T EVEN HANDLE IT, HOW IS THERE ONLY ONE EPISODE LEFT??

Here lies spoilery talk for series five thus far )
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GUYS GUYS GUYS -- okay, so I basically never read Lost fic because, I dunno, there are just some shows that seem to demand fic and some that don't, and Lost has always been one of the latter for me. However! Lately I have been having a huge hankering for Kate/Sayid, AND OH WOULD YOU LOOK AT THAT, A TOTALLY PERFECT KATE/SAYID FIC: Ebb by [livejournal.com profile] cynthia_arrow. Set during early S1, i.e. back when I shipped them for realzies and considered them serious contenders for main show OTP. Gahhh, it is just so gorgeous. (And, seriously, just check out [livejournal.com profile] cynthia_arrow's entire Lost fic tag, because there is so much wondrous stuff on there. Juliet/Sawyer to die for!)

Chuck tonight: FFFFFFF SARAH/CASEY FFFFFFFF CASEY/CHUCK FFFFFFF SARAH/CASEY/CHUCK, TEAM CHUCK FTW. (AND SARAH WALKER YOU HAVE ONCE MORE STOLEN MY HEART: "Oh yeah, you and what army?" "That would be Sarah... and her fists." UNF.)

...My icons at the moment are for all the wrong fandoms.
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Now that I am finally catching up on the internet at large from the past few weeks, it's time for some linkspam!

I'm still trying to get through all of the greatness that came out of various Robin Hood-related gift exchanges. Not to toot my own organizational horn or anything, but the [livejournal.com profile] capslock_hood Secret Santa turned out AWESOME, even if the comments completely ate my inbox. LINK IN CASE YOU MISSED THE GREATNESS. (And actually, oh, I just realized -- there's still one gift missing, but hopefully we'll have it up soon enough.) My own contribution of a shameless Guy/Robin vid:

Guy/Robin - Shackled to Each Other from ForYourEdification on Vimeo.



Then [livejournal.com profile] an_lagat_glas wrote me some Mazabella (!!!! I KNOW!!) for [livejournal.com profile] isabella_giz: the red queen and the white

[livejournal.com profile] lalumena made made me a rockin' desktop for [livejournal.com profile] robinxisabella.

And then I got two completely fabulous gifts for [livejournal.com profile] gxm_secretsanta, which I guess you can't see if you aren't a member... but [livejournal.com profile] hulamoth very kindly reposted her fic: (This is Not a) Dinner Date. AU Guy/Marian collegefic. YOU KNOW YOU WANT IT.

A few vid recs embedded behind the cut: )

Now that I have some free time to catch up on sewing projects, I'm going back to my old habit of browsing etsy for some handmade inspiration -- and, as usual, I have happened upon some true horrors. WHAT, PRAY TELL, IS THIS? NO, REALLY, WHAAAAAT??!!?! It's like that episode of Daria where Jane wants to become The Lady and The Tiger by bleaching streaks into her hair. Looking at embroidery pieces always depresses me, though, because on the one hand I deeply appreciate the sheer number of long tedious hours that go into making these things, but on the other hand... sorry. Why on Earth would somebody pay $40 for this? I really really love this store, though, and wish I had $30 to drop on a pincushion. LOOK AT HOW ADORABLE THIS ONE IS.

I also picked up my final paycheck from Retail Job today, and it was quite a bit more than I anticipated because I forgot that I was getting paid for two weeks instead of just one. Whee! Unexpected money! (Or, alternately -- whee! I have no handle on my personal finances and forget when my pay periods are!)

ETA: HOW COULD I HAVE FORGOTTEN TO INCLUDE THIS??! The whole series is awesome, but, I mean, COME ON OF COURSE THIS ONE IS MY FAVORITE:

snowystingray: (lost)
Swiped from [livejournal.com profile] sistergrimm36:

Pick your five favorite TV shows (in no particular order) and answer the following questions.
Don't cheat!


(I HATE NARROWING DOWN FAVORITES. This is too hard. I decided to leave off Merlin and Star Trek because I included them in the last meme I did, but it still hurts. And Psych! I thought of it too late!)

1. Buffy the Vampire Slayer
2. Lost
3. Chuck
4. Stargate (I was just going to do Atlantis, but I've been on an SG-1 kick lately so I'll go ahead and smoosh them together)
5. Robin Hood

The questions... Also, um spoilers for all of the shows listed. )
snowystingray: (ashes to ashes)
Spent the day trying to teach myself some embroidery. So far I have learned that 1) I think I need glasses and 2) I'm not very good at embroidery. :/

I'm also catching up on all the greatness currently coalescing at [livejournal.com profile] rh_drabblefest. God, I love this fandom.

In light of my current Life on Mars/Ashes to Ashes phase, I've had the soundtracks for both on constant rotation for the last week or so. You might think it'd be possible to outlisten "Vienna," buuut you would be wrong. At any rate, I feel suddenly moved to compose a semi-tribute to television series that make excellent use of music. (There are some mild spoilers behind the cut, but I've marked what episode each is from in case you're not caught up, and then clips with overly spoilery preview frames are linked instead of embedded.)

The music is weaving... Haunting notes, pizzicato strings... )

And now I have officially spent way too much time on this! This is by no means comprehensive (if so we'd probably be here all week), so please do feel free to contribute your own picks in the comments.
snowystingray: (lost)
I've started and re-started this entry about a half dozen times because I feel the need to correct my shoddy posting record as of late, and yet all I can come up with is a continuous stream of moping about my current Real Life woes, but I've been doing enough of that to those unfortunate enough to ask me, "So, how's life going?" and it is now at the point where it is no longer cathartic but instead quite simply wallowing. But then making my usual recourse to fictional alternatives seems less than savory at the moment, considering that LOST DESTROYED MY SOUL AUUUGHHHHHHHH YOU THINK I'D BE USED TO IT BY NOW, BUT I'M NOT.

(Actually, I only have one Lost-related revelation that I feel up to sharing, and it isn't even spoilery. You know what connection I finally made? LOCKE'S MOM IS LILY CHARLES. HOW DID I NEVER REALIZE THIS? Well, probably because Lily is one gorgeous fierce bitch whereas Emily is, ummm... is there a polite way to say old and nutty? No? I didn't think so. Anyway.)

So to switch it up to something nicer (err, sort of), I shall instead commence shameless begging for some good Sam/Gene recs. I know I'm a million years behind the power curve on this one, but I just finished the first series of Life on Mars AND I AM SO IN LOVE. Right now I'm torn between wanting to finish the whole thing straight away and wanting to hold off so it lasts as long as possible...
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In doing my Year in Fiction recap last time, I had the most fun -- and blew the most time! -- doing my TV post; and, as 2008 began drawing to a close, I sincerely looked forward to going through the same process again in putting together a TV of 2008 retrospective. Yet once work actually began... I. Wow. Holy balls, guys. I WATCH SO MUCH FRIGGEN TV. When exactly did that happen? Looking over my post from last year I felt a bit ridiculous about how many new fandoms I had picked up, but between now and then my list has just about tripled. Um. Err. Yeah. Oops? I apologize in advance for the rather epic nature of this post, then. Definitely not dial-up friendly. Spoilers for the most recent seasons of: American Idol, Big Wolf on Campus, Chuck, Crusoe, House M.D., Legend of the Seeker, Life on Mars, Lost, M*A*S*H, Mad Men, Merlin, The Middleman, Psych, Pushing Daisies, Stargate: Atlantis, Stargate: SG-1, Star Trek: DS9, Star Trek: TOS.

Television of 2008 )
snowystingray: (stargate: atlantis)
Drive-by fic rec before I have to zip off to watch Legend of the Seeker (WHAT. DON'T JUDGE. Also, at least I'm actually going to catch it this week! It's the 7:00 timeslot that keeps throwing me off -- I turn on the TV at 8:00 and go DAMMIT!!!!! and have to catch up later *headdesk* But not so this week!)...

[livejournal.com profile] busaikko: Mr Woolsey's Guide to Etiquette in the Pegasus Galaxy

OH MY GOD. EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED IN A SHEPPARD/WOOLSEY FIC. EVERYTHING YOU DIDN'T EVEN KNOW YOU WANTED BECAUSE YOUR BRAIN HAD NOT YET ALLOWED YOU TO CONTEMPLATE SUCH UNIMAGINABLE HEIGHTS OF GREATNESS. IN SHORT -- READ READ READ IT. SO SO SO GOOD. OMG.

Also, bad segue, but other Voyager alum related squee -- I was watching Hannah Montana last night and it guest starred Tim Russ. Yesss.
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I've been sitting on these episode reviews for too long, and now they're starting to pile up! Oh, the hardship of watching too much TV. :P (And then of course I just had to start watching a new show, too; with its second season starting back on Sunday, I decided to catch up with Mad Men. I blame this 110% on Anne Dudek and her unfortunate tendency to get written off of every show she's in -- but I will follow her dutifully across the rugged terrain of the small screen!) General spoilers through: The Middleman 1.07 "The Cursed Tuba Contingency"; Stargate: Atlantis 5.03 "Broken Ties"; and Psych 3.02 "Murder?... Anyone?... Anyone?... Bueller?"

Congratulations! You've just won bitchiest banana. )
snowystingray: (star trek)
Yeah, so. I read this fic yesterday, and it's kind of... the greatest thing ever. House, M.D./Phantom of the Opera crossover. YOU KNOW YOU WANT IT. Filled with role playing and hilarity and AWESOME and all the best/worst conventions of Victorian novels including but not limited to overwrought descriptions and euphemistically tedius sex. Basically, yes. I'm serving up a big bowl of Frosted Mini WINS!! to [livejournal.com profile] srsly_yes for Phantom of the Operating Room.

In other fandom flaily news: if you, like myself, haven been moping over the lack of Star Trek teases set to appear at Comic-Con this year, console yourself with awesome new posters!



(Larger versions of each individual poster here.) However, I'm afraid my squee is tempered by my usual moaning and groaning: NEEDS MOAR MCCOY. I mean, what? Is that too much to ask? I get that, graphically, they probably just wanted to avoid duplicating the science blue, but come onnnn. Also found while poking around TrekMovie.com: really gorgeous shots of fans at home.

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